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Leading Franchisee Plans Middle East Expansion

T.G.I. Friday's and Americana Group, a licensed franchisee of T.G.I. Friday's and the Kuwait-based Middle East operator of several brands in quick service, coffee, casual dining and other food-related products, today announced that they have renewed the development agreement to build the T.

Spending Up in December, But Not as Much as in November

First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, released its First Data SpendTrend Mid-Month Flash analysis for the first half of December 2010 compared to the same period in December 2009.

Muscle Maker Grill Pumps Up Locations in California

Muscle Maker Grill, a chain of casual eateries that serves freshly prepared meals with your health in mind, announces it is expanding its reach to the West by securing a multi-unit franchise deal to develop five Muscle Maker Grill restaurants in the East Bay area of California.

First Data Analyzes November Consumer Spending

First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today released its First Data SpendTrend Mid Month Flash analysis for the first half of November 2010 compared to the same period in November 2009.

New-Age Franchising

The times are changing for many of the industries that fortified America’s capitalistic society. With banks trying to figure out how to thrive under new financial regulations, quick serves are facing a challenge to their classic business model: the franchise.

Franchising Hub Adds a VP

Larry Carnell named senior vice president of business development for Franchise Professionals Inc., which recently launched FranchiseProfs.com.